Is it worth installing a sata hard drive with ssd also installed ?

I have mid2010 macbook pro with 128gb ssd installed . Can I install a sata 500gb , 7200 rpm hard drive into the machine & put windows7 on the sata?
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  1. You want Windows on the SSD. You would be massively downgrading by installing Windows on a mechanical hard drive and taking it off the SSD. What you want a hard drive for is storage. Move all your data, music, movies ,pictures ect. to the hard drive and leave the OS and your programs on the SSD.
  2. garry_79 said:
    I have mid2010 macbook pro with 128gb ssd installed . Can I install a sata 500gb , 7200 rpm hard drive into the machine & put windows7 on the sata?


    Leave everything on the ssd until you run out of space.

    Only then move large files to a hard drive.
  3. Macbook pros only have 1 hdd slot or am I looking at the wrong one?
  4. You can replace the optical drive with a hard drive. A friend actually did this and it works fine.
  5. anort3 said:
    You want Windows on the SSD. You would be massively downgrading by installing Windows on a mechanical hard drive and taking it off the SSD. What you want a hard drive for is storage. Move all your data, music, movies ,pictures ect. to the hard drive and leave the OS and your programs on the SSD.


    this is what i wanted to advice you too.

    leave windows and other time critical software (games, some programs, drivers) on your SSD and use your HDD as a data storage for videos, music and backups.
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